If he weren't holding her together, she would fly apart into a million little pieces.
Do you know how to design a closed society that'd last so long without flying apart?
For an instant her face seemed about to fly apart.
If you don't, she thought, you're going to fly apart in a million pieces.
So if you can have a gas at all, why doesn't the solid just fly apart?
They spoke to him, but the words flew apart in pieces.
In a second I was going to fly apart into a thousand pieces.
Unless because of the connection Michael's body flew apart, too.
If they kicked him, he could fly apart and reform some other way.
Silence for a moment, then the big dry hands flew apart.